William Schack papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.schawill
Creators:
Schack, William, b. 1898
Dates:
1891-1963
Languages:
Certificate of coat-of-arms is in German.
Physical Description:
0.9 Linear feet
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research materials for Schack's books on Albert C. Barnes and Louis Michel Eilshemius, ART AND ARGYROL: THE LIFE AND CAREER OF DR. ALBERT C. BARNES and AND HE SAT AMONG ASHES.
Scope and Contents
REEL D193: Eilshemius material, including fifteen letters, 1891-1831, primarily thanks from Eilshemius to C. H. Collins, a poet and a critic who favorably reviewed Eilshemius' books of verse, "Mamon" and "'Lady' Vere" in local Hillsboro, Ohio papers; 2 letters, undated and 1936, from Eilshemius to Schack; 13 hotel and restaurant receipts, 1893-1903; a certificate concerning Eilshemius' coat-of-arms; 21 clippings, 1897-1917; 3 tickets, 1903; a place card from the Art Students at Paris' Thanksgiving dinner at Restaurant Lapérouse, 1887; and a map of Arlington, Hudson County, New Jersey, 1900. The place card and the map were not microfilmed. Other Eilshemius material from sources other than Schack appearing on microfilm reel D193 has been cataloged and housed separately.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2917: Barnes and Eilshemius material. Barnes material includes correspondence with Ira Glackens, Dr. Hermann Hille, George Biddle, Thomas Hart Benton, James A. Michener, and others; notes; manuscript pages; a catalog; printed material; and a photograph. Eilshemius material includes letters to Eilshemius; Schack's correspondence with Katherine S. Dreier, Duncan Phillips, and others; notes; copies of writings on Eilshemius by others; and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Writer; Jerusalem, Israel.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D193 and 2917 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Certificate of coat-of-arms is a photographic reproduction.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel D193 donated 1959 by William Schack. These papers appear on the microfilm with records of the Valentine Gallery relating to Eilshemius.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 2917 donated 1981 by William Schack.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Biography Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biographers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glackens, Ira, 1907-1990 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hille, Hermann Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Phillips, Duncan, 1886-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biddle, George, 1885-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dreier, Katherine Sophie, 1877-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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